The 4-H Clover Connection is a monthly newsletter produced by the 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator and the Purdue Extension Office in Steuben County.
Have you had an incredibly valuable 4-H experience? Are you a really involved 4-H member? All active 4-H members in grades 10, 11, and 12 are invited to apply for the Steuben County 4-H Achievement Winner Award!
4-H youth interested in horse & pony project will learn about nutrition, different breeds, grooming, health care, basic horsemanship skills, basic seats, and showmanship.
Indiana 4â€‘H coordinated a trip to Heifer International Ranch in Arkansas for 44 teens from Indiana to highlight and inform Indiana 4-H member's not only of the global issue of hunger, but also to enlighten them of food insecurity in their own communities.
The 4-H Jr. Leader program is offered in Steuben County to middle school and high school youth in effort to increase life skills among youth and develop a greater leadership capacity that will positively impact our community today and in the future. This group of teen leaders met monthly to serve the local community, develop leadership qualities, build positive social relationships, and enhance their life skills. See the outcomes here...
Camp is the ideal environment for younger youth to build self-confidence, increase cooperation, strengthen social skills, explore new activities, appreciate nature, and interact with positive teen and adult role models. The Northeast Indiana 4-H Camp did just that for local youth!
The 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator, the Health and Human Sciences Extension Educator, and the Ag and Natural Resources/Community Development Extension Educator of the Purdue Extension Office utilized their talents to implement "Eat Your Way to Better Health" at Carlin Park Elementary, a school in which over 50% of the students receive free or reduced lunches. Forty-five 3rd grade students gardened and learned about healthy eating. See more detailed results here...